Thiyagarajan and Seshan sizzle in Thiruvallur’s drawn encounter
A match haul of eight for 51 by G. Panu Valatti helped Dindigul thrash Thanjavur by 176 runs in the TNCA inter-district under-16 pre-quarterfinals for the P.R. Thevar Trophy at NPR Turf grounds here on Saturday.
Easy for Vellore
In another match at Tuticorin, Vellore defeated Tuticorin by seven wickets to enter the quarterfinals.
At Thiruvallur, M. Thiyagarajan (four for 32 & 98) and R.M. Seshan Muthu (100 n.o.) starred for Thiruvallur in its drawn encounter against Karur on day two.
Thiruvallur qualified for the quarterfinals.
At Dindigul: Dindigul 199 in 70.2 overs (A.R. Sivamurugan 90, C. Keerthivasan four for 39) and 156 for seven in 40 overs (S. Suraj Anton 53, A.R. Sivamurugan 45, N. Naren Kumar 29, N.S. Anirudh three for 31) bt Thanjavur 110 in 59.5 overs (A. Sesu Arun Kumar 26, G. Panu Valatti four for 35) and 69 in 27.3 overs (S. Vishwa 36, G. Panu Valatti four for 16).
At Tuticorin: Tuticorin 137 in 49 overs (S. Sivaram Sundar 37, Mirza Mohammed Hussain Namazi five for 47, M.A. Atheeq-ur-Rehman three for 43) and 89 for seven decl. in 20.5 overs (J. Jonty Rhodes 31, P. Vishanth 27) lost to Vellore 152 (M.A. Atheeq-ur-Rehman 43, E. Tamil Thiliphan 39, J. Naveen 32, J. Jonty Rhodes five for 46) and 75 for three in 26.3 overs (E. Tamil Thiliphan 57 n.o., J. Jonty Rhodes three for 31).
At Nagapattinam: Tiruchi 213 & 78 for eight in 40 overs (J. Krishnakumar three for 20) drew with Nagapattinam 159 in 86 overs (S. Syed Aziz 41, D. Rahul 36, Saran Balaji 30, V. Shibi Jawahar five for 25) & 40 for eight in 11 overs (V. Shibi Jawahar four for seven).
Tiruchi won on first innings lead.
At Coimbatore: Tirunelveli 132 & 29 for one in seven overs vs Coimbatore 202 for six in 90 overs (S.R. Surya Prakash 64, M.J. Aran Nash 56 n.o., T. Essaki Raja four for 74).
Coimbatore qualified on first innings lead.
At Salem: Puducherry 87 & 84 lost to Salem 85 & 87 for one in 21.5 overs (Guru Raghavendhar 38 n.o.).
At Thiruvallur: Karur 100 in 70.2 overs (R. Gowri Shankar 37 n.o., R. Adhitya Rishi three for eight, M. Thiyagarajan four for 32) drew with Thiruvallur 234 for eight decl. in 74 overs (R.M. Seshan Muthu 100 n.o., M. Thiyagarajan 98, C.K. Harish five for 82).